Timgad

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an ancient town founded by the Romans

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It witnessed the great annual Donatist pilgrimages to the cathedral of Bishop Optatus of Thamugadi (Timgad) from 388-98, and possibly the construction in these years of the equally impressive cathedral dedicated to the martyr Crispina at Theveste.
Le King Khaled a ravi jeudi dernier au soir le public present sur le nouveau theatre de plein air de l'antique Thamugadi.
M 7, a sermon for the Nativity of John the Baptist on 24 June, inveighs against the Donatist understanding of baptism, and has an ironic reference to their thug-bishop--a kind of mafioso 'godfather'--Optatus of Thamugadi, who had actually been dead for about nine years but long remained a valued weapon in Augustine's arsenal.
Lui succedant, l'artiste Kevin lyttle, des iles Saint-Vincent-et-les-Grenadines dans les Antilles, a conquis les melomanes de l'antique Thamugadi par sa musique faite d'un melange de pop, hip-hop et de soka, un genre musical caribeen avec ses chansons I love carnaval et Drive me crazy.
Connue pour sa richesse en sites archeologiques numides et romains, portee au firmament de l'histoire par la cite Thamugadi (Timgad, classee patrimoine universel par l'Unesco en 1982) la region de Batna peine toutefois a contenir l'etendue gigantesque de son patrimoine materiel qui deborde presque de toutes parts.